October 2004

CALDICOT MAN MISSING
Police in Tenby have launched a full scale search for 25 year old Caldicot man James Nutley, who disappeared during a golfing holiday. Mr Nutley had been on a night out in the town with friends and had parted from the group at about midnight on Sunday October 24. He has not been seen since. Relatives have gone to Tenby to help in the search.

SCHOOL HIT BY ARSON
Caldicot Comprehensive School was evacuated when a fire was deliberately started in the boys’ toilets of the school’s Grayhill block. A pupils who was in the toilet at the time was trapped by smoke but was able to call the fire brigade on his mobile phone. The brigade was also alerted by a call from the school. The boy was rescued by fire- fighters and taken to hospital for checks. Police are investigating the incident. Mrs Susan Gwyer-Roberts, headteacher, issued a statement to parents reassuring them that the school’s fire procedure had worked well and that staff and pupils had acted appropriately throughout the incident.

COUNCILLOR RESIGNS
Councillor James Harris has announced his resignation from Caldicot town council in order to devote more time to his role as a newly-elected county councillor.

CALDICOT MAN TO APPEAL
A Caldicot man who was sentenced to life imprisonment in December 2002 after being convicted of murdering his baby son has been granted permission to appeal against his sentence. The move follows the discrediting of evidence given by Professor Roy Meadow in other cases.

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